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John Swallow – Republican National Convention

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Utah Attorney General candidate John Swallow speaks to Utah delegates at the Hilton Hotel at the beginning of the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.

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Mitt Romney – Republican National Convention

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Mitt Romney waves to the crowd at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.


Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Paul Ryan, Janna Ryan, Ann Romney and Mitt Romney wave at the close of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.


Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Mitt Romney at the close of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Mitt Romney at the close of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.

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Mitt Romney LCD – Republican National Convention

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Images on the scoreboard LCD screen during Mitt Romney’s speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.

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Clint Eastwood – Republican National Convention

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
clint eastwood at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Clint Eastwood speaks at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.

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Callista and Newt Gingrich – Republican National Convention

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
callista gingrich at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Thursday, August 30, 2012.

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Republican National Convention – pt 9

I knew my Mark 2 was an old camera, but damn if it isn’t a dirty old man as well. I was photographing this lady…

…when the camera’s autofocus took a detour and tracked back to the other lady’s cleavage…

…before returning to where I wanted it.

Nice try, Smokey. You’re still in timeout.

I had Canon Professional Services check out the camera. They said they replaced the hot shoe.

I’m not sure that’s the only problem.

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Republican National Convention – pt 8

I’m shooting so many photographs that it’s tough to keep up with editing. You want to make sure you don’t miss anything, so you look for small details that make a photo really work. I’ll zoom in a lot on images in Lightroom, like this:

That was completely uncalled for Smokey. I’ve warned you before about insulting my subjects. You’re in timeout. Leave your box and don’t come back until I say so.

Readers, it’s not that I don’t love Bat Boy.

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